Ken Tucker http://knba.org en Ray LaMontagne Finds The Bright Side On 'Supernova' http://knba.org/post/ray-lamontagne-finds-bright-side-supernova <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X294h3dl2_I</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 17:09:00 +0000 Ken Tucker 11182 at http://knba.org Ray LaMontagne Finds The Bright Side On 'Supernova' tUnE-yArDs: Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing http://knba.org/post/tune-yards-aint-nothing-real-thing <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbiFcPhccu8</p> Mon, 05 May 2014 14:33:00 +0000 Ken Tucker 10857 at http://knba.org tUnE-yArDs: Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing For Jessica Lea Mayfield, Sometimes Sanity Is The Better Option http://knba.org/post/jessica-lea-mayfield-sometimes-sanity-better-option <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meHGilIpCbE</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:51:00 +0000 Ken Tucker 10411 at http://knba.org For Jessica Lea Mayfield, Sometimes Sanity Is The Better Option Jon Langford Sings Our Impulse To Destroy http://knba.org/post/jon-langford-sings-our-impulse-destroy <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJO6KR5A9wg</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:57:00 +0000 Ken Tucker 9627 at http://knba.org Jon Langford Sings Our Impulse To Destroy Vertical Scratchers: Slashed Chords, Fractured Poetry http://knba.org/post/vertical-scratchers-slashed-chords-fractured-poetry The members of Vertical Scratchers don't have to pretend: They are free spirits, making music that is at once tightly composed, whimsical and anarchic.<p>The vocals on a Vertical Scratchers song tend to be high-pitched and yearning. John Schmersal creates harmonies from his vocal tracks that have a keening romanticism. His guitar lines are a series of slashed chords — vertical scratching, and thus the band's name. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:15:00 +0000 Ken Tucker 8256 at http://knba.org Vertical Scratchers: Slashed Chords, Fractured Poetry